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CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5

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One of the most Complete Graphic Design Software That You Will Experience

By Ivy Paloma

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014

CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5 offers a high quality design tool for graphics for all user levels. Though Adobe dominates the graphics design industry, for me CorelDRAW has always been the best vector drawing program I have ever used. Suite X5 merges CorelDraw with many extras to provide an extensive set of features. These include the new media browser Corel Connect and image editor photo-Paint.

I have been using this software for almost 5 years since version 3. This review is more about photo and graphics since that is what I use these days. The Photo paint in this software is more like Adobe Photoshop. I do not use much of CorelDraw Vector drawing program. I am not a graphics professional designer, but I do use this software professionally. Most of my projects were designed using this software. Overall, this software is easy to learn and I have used the video tutorials in the Internet to help me through the process.

Pros

  • Covers different areas: photo editing and vector drawing
  • It is very easy to learn

Cons

  • May be hard for beginners
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An Image-Editor that delivers a Remarkable Creative Power and Flexibility

By Maria Bernabe

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014

It may be hard to live in the shadow of those big names. Just like CorelDraw Graphics Suite it is always been overshadowed by the programs of Adobe’s much luxurious Creative Suite. However Corel’s flagship suite is continuing to play the game. What I like about CorelDraw is that they remain determined and made an outstanding update. In this version CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5 has included applications for layout, illustration, photo-editing, animation and web graphics that is much better with prior versions.

In addition, I like the few modifications to the drawing tools and adding a few new ones. It also incorporates a new tool that facilitates you to link objects by connecting it with a line. Power TRACE lets you convert bitmaps into vector images with higher precision. Also, the Mesh-Fill tool is more resourceful and there is a new transparency option.

I believe CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5 is one of the most extensive suites of graphics software available. It is also a lot smoother to handle, unlike its competition. For me, this software is always been the first choice since CorelDraw3 because of its versatility and a cheaper price than the other but yet powerful tool.

Pros

  • It has much improved features
  • It has a PNG support

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  • Some tools might be too frustrating for beginners
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A Creative and Easy to Use Graphic Software Suite Today

By Reinalei Jamir

On Wednesday, May 28, 2014

In my opinion, CorelDraw is one of the most complete graphic software suites on hand today. Despite the inclusion of desktop publishing application that I think, was removed some time ago, it now came with the addition of Corel Photo- Paint, Corel Connect, Bitstream font navigator, and an array of clip-arts.

I do a lot of photo-editing for business purposes and seldom just for enjoyment, and I have been often disappointed on how small functionalities the old Paint Shop tools offered. Upon exploring the features in X5, all I can say is WOW! This suite is an Innovative and slick up to date software package that I would not hesitate to suggest to professionals or even starters.

Overall, CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5 is a fulfilling graphic suite tool. The presentation is amazing, and easy to use and resourceful enough to meet the needs of any graphic artist out there. If you need a good graphic software product, then this program is a good deal to have. It is quite expensive but not as high compared to its competitors.

Pros

  • A very satisfying graphic tool
  • Easy to use and versatile

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  • The price is quite expensive
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • to start practising new techniques in drawing so as to advance my skills in art because thats the grestest hooby that i love with all my life

  • to see if it is very helpful for me as a graphic artist,if it is, i will purchase this application and use it everytime specially in my business

  • first of all, i want to download this because i have a school assignment, the due is tomorrow and also for when i want to make some graphics

  • personal use picture editing document reading exploring something new in my computer anything goes that is interesting in this software ...

  • Research programs in zimbabwe Regional maize and wheat Improvement Center in Southern Africa season 2016 hybrids and Inbred Lines breedings.

What similar programs have you used?
  • i worked this software easily and i any images very fast cutting pring is do very good and tools front of page not going to option tool thanx

  • i am using paint and adobe photo shop for editing the documents and pictures. so kindly now you allow me to download this software pleasse jfds

  • i have used varios version of corel draw x4 x7 and found the very useflul. but due to some problem i could use it for longer time. i want to

  • A DTP artist or artworker is a desktop publishing worker, responsible for translating the work of art directors and graphic designers into digital files ready to go to print or be placed online. A DTP operator is usually skilled in multiple computer design applications, such as Adobe CS.

  • I have used Photoshop Cs, CS3, Coreldraw x3, x4 and x6 before. but i need to work in x5 because its user friendly compare to other versions.

What do you like most about this program?
  • IT IS SIMPLE TO USE. I HAVE USED COREL FOR SEVERAL YEARS. i REALLY DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY I HAEV TO CONTINUALLY KEEP TYPING THIS STUFF JUST TO

  • Incredible graphic capabilities to design our design mirrors for interior decorators, architects, building contractors, casinos and golf courses!

  • reliable in designing image and photograph. it also is easy to use and appropriate to my job description. it was a very helpful choice. thank you

  • performance because is a great views and lots tools that are more important for us. I´d redommended this for my friends and they should practice as much as possible

  • yes i like most about this program so much,thank you for make me can find this software,cause i'm so tired to search the real corel draw x5 .

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is a graphics editor created by Corel which you can download to perform high precision vector modification to images, create blueprint schemes for printing out data or create high-quality objects with the Mesh tool.

This free trial software may suit your needs in case you need a standard set of drawing tools like layer support, effect generation, particle reproduction or more advanced vector-levelling tools.

Even if you require something more specialized for working with web objects, it comes fully supported with content management functions and advanced integration features. Fully integrated support from multicore processing also makes this program a fast solution to exploiting your system capabilities.

Powerful image editing software

This suite has a wide the range of tools and functions. It supports some different file types such as multimedia web content.

One problem with this program is that numerous tools and functions could be confusing to new users. The complexity of some functions can be an issue, but if you require a good graphic editor, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is a good choice for achieving great results.

Tools and alternatives

The minor complexity issues that come with many of the tools tools are acceptable, given that the workflow and the new interface is easy to use. Whilst the interface is similar to the old one, it now allows a much higher level of customization and all the new tools are clearly visible.

There is other software with similar tools such as Adobe Photoshop or Paint Shop Pro. These tools are significantly more complex to use, yet offer few additional advantages.

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 Features

Below you can find the main features of this graphic editor:

  • Corel Connect to find the correct content for your designs both in CorelDraw and Corel Photo-Paint
  • Enhanced collection of templates, clipart, photos, bitmaps, presets, brushes and fonts
  • Supports more than 100 file formats (JPEG, DOCX, AutoCAD, PNG, TIFF, RTF, and CGM)
  • EPS filter to support files created with PostScript 3
  • Adobe suite support
  • New Guidebook to offer techniques and video tutorials to all kind of users
  • New dialog boxes in CorelDraw and Corel Photo-Paint, Create a New Document and Create a New Image respectively
  • Corel PowerTrace X5 enhanced with more accurate trace results
  • Improved Drawing Tools and Curve Tools (B-Spline, Object Coordinates, Connector and Dimension Tools)
  • Mesh Fill Tool to offer better color transitions and an enhanced Color Palette Manager with new Pantone profiles like the Pantone Goe system and the Fashion & Home Palette to customize your own color palettes
  • New Pixel View to create your designs more accurately
  • Round Corners option
  • New photo effects in Corel Photo-Paint like Vibrance, Greyscale or Photo Filter
  • Color Proofs option to test colors when you want

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Conclusion

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X5 is a good solution when it comes to graphic work. It has interesting features that will make your work much easier with some practice.

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You will be able to use it only for 30 days

Pros
  • Broad spectrum of functions
  • Intuitive interface
  • Advanced functions
  • Quick task processing
Cons
  • Complexity
  • Minor export issues